Top On-Time Registration Questions Answered

Top On-Time Registration Questions Answered

1/14/2018 – NOVA’s On-Time Registration policy has been updated. This page is no longer up to date. Starting Fall 2014 semester, all students enrolling at NOVA will be required to register by 11:59 p.m. the day before the session begins to meet the On-Time Registration requirement. Below are some questions and answers to help clarify the new policy. Q: What is the difference between a semester … Continue reading Top On-Time Registration Questions Answered

Manassas Campus Celebrates LEED Gold Certification

Manassas Campus Celebrates LEED Gold Certification

Harry J. Parrish Hall at the Manassas Campus has been certified LEED gold for green building design, construction methods, interior and exterior materials, operations and maintenance. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. To receive LEED certification, building projects satisfy prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels. The four levels … Continue reading Manassas Campus Celebrates LEED Gold Certification

Alexandria Campus and City of Alexandria Job Fair

Alexandria Campus and City of Alexandria Job Fair

During the month of April, over 400 Alexandria Campus students and community members prepared for and attended the Alexandria Campus 2014 Job Fair. The event was held on April 22 and hosted by Alexandria Career Counselor Crystal Young. The employment preparedness workshops kicked off on April 7 with an Interviewing Skills Workshop by Young, followed by a Resume Skills Workshop presented on April 10 by … Continue reading Alexandria Campus and City of Alexandria Job Fair

Loudoun Hosts Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Josh Fox

Loudoun Hosts Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Josh Fox

NOVA’s Sixth Annual Climate Change Symposium featured guest speakers Greg Buppert from the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) and Josh Fox, director of the critically acclaimed films “Gasland” and “Gasland II.” April was environmental awareness month and the symposium was held on Earth Day, April 22. The symposium’s featured subject was “Hydraulic Fracturing,” commonly known as fracking. This is the process of drilling and injecting highly-pressurized … Continue reading Loudoun Hosts Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Josh Fox

Volume 28 of The Northern Virginia Review is Launched

Volume 28 of The Northern Virginia Review Is Launched

Since 1987, The Northern Virginia Review (TNVR) has presented an eclectic collection of prose, poetry, fine art and photography from faculty, staff and students at NOVA and from contributors throughout the mid-Atlantic region. The launch of Volume 28 of TNVR was celebrated in the Forum of the Ernst Center on the Annandale Campus on March 20. TNVR Editor-in-Chief Adam Chiles (AN), assistant professor of English, opened … Continue reading Volume 28 of The Northern Virginia Review Is Launched

NOVA Manassas Celebrates National DNA Day

NOVA Manassas Celebrates National DNA Day

The Manassas Campus celebrated the 61st anniversary of the discovery of the double helix DNA structure on April 21. Assistant Dean of Science Ia Gomez has led and organized this event for four years with the assistance and participation of more than 40 student volunteers. The event started with an opening performance of an original rap composed by “The Nucleofives,” a group of NOVA students. … Continue reading NOVA Manassas Celebrates National DNA Day

Annandale MS&E Joins Women’s History Month Tech Fair

Annandale MS&E Joins Women’s History Month Tech Fair

On March 5 and 6, faculty from Annandale Mathematics, Science and Engineering (MS&E) Division participated in the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Women’s History Month Tech Fair with a focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The fair was held at FCC headquarters in downtown Washington, D.C., and local middle schools from the district were invited to attend. Approximately 330 middle school students attended the … Continue reading Annandale MS&E Joins Women’s History Month Tech Fair

NVCC Hat Appears in “Downee Ocean, Hon!”

NVCC Hat Appears in “Downee Ocean, Hon!”

Library Specialist Maureen Townsend (MA) was enjoying a relaxing vacation with her family in Ocean City, Md., last summer when she was captured wearing an NVCC hat by a film crew for Maryland Public Television. “They were creating a program about Ocean City and asked if they could film us riding bikes along the boardwalk,” Townsend said. “It sounded like fun so we agreed.” Mark, … Continue reading NVCC Hat Appears in “Downee Ocean, Hon!”

Majewski Prepares Students for Physics Presentation

Majewski Prepares Students for Physics Presentation

On April 5, a group of NOVA students delivered four presentations at the American Center of Physics during a meeting of the Chesapeake Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Students described the results of their two semesters of work in the Undergraduate Research Program led by Professor Walerian Majewski in the Annandale Physics Laboratory. Majewski worked with 16 students during this time that … Continue reading Majewski Prepares Students for Physics Presentation

Woodbridge Hosts the Right to Speak Competition

Woodbridge Hosts the Right to Speak Competition

On April 24, the Woodbridge Campus hosted The Right to Speak, a speech competition intended to allow NOVA students to express their voice to the community. Participants delivered speeches in the following categories: informative speaking, persuasive speaking and group infomercial. Donna Clark (WO), Fred Markham (WO), Michelle Klink (WO), Saleha Bholat (LO) and John Turner (WO) judged the preliminary and final rounds of the competition. … Continue reading Woodbridge Hosts the Right to Speak Competition

NOVA Visits International Gourmet Foods in Springfield

NOVA Visits International Gourmet Foods in Springfield

On April 22, NOVA Chefs Mike Herbert and Wilhelm Jonach took a group of culinary students to International Gourmet Foods Inc. (IGF) in Springfield, Va., for a facility tour and presentation. IGF serves high-end restaurants and caterers, and NOVA students got a firsthand look at the wide variety of the products they carry. Sheri Iannarelli, account executive for IGF, gave a brief history of the … Continue reading NOVA Visits International Gourmet Foods in Springfield

Annandale Fashion Show a Success

Annandale Fashion Show a Success

The Annandale Campus Black Student Alliance presented its 2014 “Back to the Roots” Fashion Show on March 20 in the Ernst Center Theatre to a packed house of faculty, staff and students. Models showcased the work of six designers and presented a venue for student singing, dancing performances and a poetry reading. Dr. JoAnn Credle, Annandale retention counselor, serves as faculty advisor. She said that … Continue reading Annandale Fashion Show a Success

Second Annual NOVA Mathematic Competition

Second Annual NOVA Mathematic Competition

Sixty-six NOVA students from all campuses demonstrated a great love for mathematics by competing in the Annandale Campus Second Annual NOVA Mathematics Competition on April 18. Thanks to the generous contributions of time and talent of many volunteers, the competition was a great success. Thirty-three teams comprised of two students each participated in the competition. Prizes for each member of the top three teams included Barnes … Continue reading Second Annual NOVA Mathematic Competition

Kathryn O’Sullivan Releases Second Book

Kathryn O’Sullivan Releases Second Book

A launch party on May 7 at 7:00 p.m. at One More Page Books in Arlington, Va., will celebrate “Murder on the Hoof,” the newest book by Professor Kathryn O’Sullivan (MA). “Murder on the Hoof” continues the mystery series featuring Fire Chief Colleen McCabe from “Foal Play,” published last year by St. Martin’s Press/Minotaur. “I love writing this series,” said O’Sullivan. “The characters are fun … Continue reading Kathryn O’Sullivan Releases Second Book

DiNatale’s “Meditations on the Boundless” on Exhibit

DiNatale’s “Meditations on the Boundless” on Exhibit

Kimberly DiNatale’s “Meditations on the Boundless” will be on exhibit at the Schlesinger Center Margaret W. & Joseph L. Fisher Gallery through Sunday, June 8. “Meditations on the Boundless,” an exhibition of acrylic paintings on yupo paper, focuses on depicting the power, delicacy and inspiring beauty of nature’s all-encompassing vastness in biological systems, the Earth and the cosmos. The forms in her paintings reference expressive internal … Continue reading DiNatale’s “Meditations on the Boundless” on Exhibit